Judge Says Pemex Win Won't Stand Without New Hearing

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday said he likely will ignore an order from an allegedly biased Mexican court giving state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos a $355 million contract suit win over KBR Inc. unless KBR can get a new hearing.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein said he wants Pemex, Mexico's national oil company, to assure him that a Mexican KBR subsidiary, Commisa, will get a new day in a Mexican court before he gives up control of a complicated cross-border contract dispute....
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